Category Archives: study skills

Blogs and podcasts about retrieval practice

1.Ways to practise bringing information to mind 2. For students – Learn how to study using retrieval practice 3. Resources, tips and suggestions about retrieval practice 4. A series of podcasts and blogs about retrieval practice, with … Continue reading

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15 practical classroom strategies for helping students with vocabulary

Pre-teach a few key words before tackling reading or writing tasks. Choose words which are important in the context of the task/text, and highlight vocational or academic jargon which they may not come across in everyday life Labelling – take … Continue reading

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